I'm beginning to think that Akiko is a great chief. Think about it. Assuming that Philip and Shou's current behavior is indicative of their behavior before, we can assume they had turned her father's agency into a wanton paradise of self-destruction. Shou spends the budget on detective mysteries and will turn down jobs not sexy enough to fit into his hard-boiled detective fantasy. Plus he ends up taking jobs for free on a whim. Philip is always lost in himself.
I'm willing to bet that any money they make comes from their day to day pet finding. Plus she's practical in other ways. Undercover work, turning down jobs that don't bring in the money. She's a pretty good business woman for a 14 year old. Finally, who knows how many times Philip's ended up with trashcan butt without her